Director of Facilities

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


LEAP Academy University Charter School is seeking an experienced, highly qualified, passionate and dedicated Director of Facilities.  This person will report to the Chief Operations Officer.  LEAP’s Director of Facilities will partner with leadership teams and Board of Trustees. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Provides oversight and strategic leadership for the Building and Grounds Services, Maintenance Service Departments and Campus Services

Oversee the management of custodial services programs, establish performance standards and ensure quality control

Actively participate in the management of capital projects. Coordinate efforts with the Planning, Design & Construction Department to provide effective review of contract documents prior to award, interface throughout the construction phases to promote contract administration efficiency, followed by a thorough and complete transition of the facility to the Facilities Maintenance Department

Plans, directs, schedules and manages all activities and operations of fleet and equipment maintenance 

Responsible for planning, budgeting, and inventory control for all functions under this position’s jurisdiction. Recommends long-term facility plans and budgets


All other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer and Lead Person/COO



Education & Qualifications:

Bachelors’ degree in Engineering

Certified Educational Facilities Manager (CEFM)

A minimum of ten years of experience in management of complex, multi-building facilities

Five (5) years’ of experience in a leadership role including supervision of trade workers

Five (5) years’ experience in writing specification for and reviewing RFPs

Five (5) years’ experience at managing large dollar vendor contracts

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and to make informed and viable decisions

Posted By

Leap Academy University Charter School

549 Cooper Street , Camden, NJ 08102

At the following locations


549 COOPER ST , CAMDEN, NJ 08102

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 345